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BC: JACQUELINE STENGER USN
1: SEPTEMBER 11th 2001 | < The World Trade Center south tower (L) bursts into flames after being struck by hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 as the north tower burns following an earlier attack by a hijacked airliner in New York City . | Hijacked Airliner crashes into The Pentagon in Washington DC. | President Bush addresses the Nation after the September 11th attack.
2: UNITED STATES ARMY BASIC COMBAT TRAINING FORT JACKSON, SOUTH CAROLINA
3: FIRST TIME TRYING ON OUR NEWBATTLE GEAR... WONDERING WHAT THE HELL DID WE GET OURSELVES INTO.
4: JUST GETTING OUT OF A ROLLING HUMVEE... TALK ABOUT A PANIC ATTACK.
8: LEAVING THE USA
9: HAVING OUR LAST DRINK IN
10: ADVANCED TRAINING IN KUWAIT
11: Where I lived in Kuwait
12: GREAT F R I E N D S
15: C-130 KUWAIT TO I R A Q
17: AL FAW PALACE
20: This chair/throne belonged to Saddam Hussein. It was given to Saddam by Yasser Arafat.
21: FLINTSTONE VILLAGE | Saddam had this Village built for his grandchildren.
23: VICTORY OVER AMERICA PALACE | Saddam told Iraqis he won the Gulf War in 1991. He built this palace to commemorate his victory. The palace construction was never finished and cranes still loiter outside.
25: BAATH PARTY HEADQUARTERS | A building where Saddams political and military advisors met to discuss and make decisions. | ^With the great art work Saddam had his initials carved in the ceiling.
26: This use to be the Movie Theater in the Baath House. | The Conference Table
27: Saddams sons Uday and Qusays houses. Both Sons were killed by a raid of US Troops in Mosul on July 22 2003 | This is also where they held Saddam captive.
31: Mapping out our way back to base | Getting ready to head back to Camp Victory | Iraqi Sergeant Major and Myself
36: Made it back safe :) with just a few problems
38: Iraqi Army Competition After Party
39: US NAVY BIRTHDAY
42: Farewell Awards/Party
43: My back yard for 7 Months | ^IAG 1st ID
44: Heading Back the the Great USA!
45: At the End of it all a Thank You from General Petraeus